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15 Apr 2019
Hawkstone Park is bringing back Follies Festival, for a wonderful weekend of family entertainment on Friday 5th, Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July 2019. Set against the breath-taking woodland landscape of caves, crags and cliffs, the stage will be set for comedy and music. Friday will host a night of comedy, with Birmingham-based compere, James Cook as MC.  James joins the festivities after recent...
12 Apr 2019
More powerhouses of the comics world have been added to the star-studded list of guests to feature at a new festival in Shrewsbury celebrating comic art in all its forms. Organisers are thrilled to welcome the biggest names in the business from across the globe to Shrewsbury for Comics Salopia on Saturday June 1 and Sunday June 2. People will be able to meet creators, artists, writers and...
12 Apr 2019
Early bird tickets are now on sale for Shropshire Drama Company’s forthcoming production of Terence Rattigan’s WW2 drama Flare Path at Theatre Severn, which takes place from 26 to 29 June and marks the end of the RAF’s centenary year. Rattigan’s play is a tribute to the collective spirit of wartime bomber crews and their partners, and drew on his own wartime experiences as a gunner and Flight...
10 Apr 2019
Following the success of the inaugural event in 2018, organisers of a Shropshire based ukulele festival have confirmed the dates and main act for this year’s event. Headlined by Phil Doleman, Shrewkfest will take place at Eastridge Farm, Habberley near Shrewsbury, Shropshire from 26 to 28 July and feature ukulele jams, workshops, open mic sessions, live performances, free parking, all-weekend...
04 Apr 2019
Following Carved in Bone and Atlantic Drifter, border based singer songwriter Jonathan Day will celebrate the launch of his third studio album a Spirit Library with a concert at The Hermon, Oswestry on Thursday 25 April.  Recorded in two diverse locations - SFG studio in the Berwyn Mountains and The Magic Garden, Wolverhampton, the collection of songs were written while out walking and sitting...
04 Apr 2019
Celebrate spring down on the farm Fordhall Family Spring Fair returns on the 28th April.  The event celebrates the spring season by getting back to nature in a community spirited day for the whole family.   Fordhall Organic Farm, based in Market Drayton, has been organic for over 65 years and is England’s first community owned farm, owned by over 8000 community shareholders. The event will...
04 Apr 2019
Kate Holbrook and her recycled cashmere brand, Turtle Doves, join fashion producers around the world to run a FASHION OPEN STUDIO in Shrewsbury in honour of Fashion Revolution Week Turtle Doves FASHION OPEN STUDIO will take place at 11am – 1pm on Saturday 27th April at Turtle Doves Studio, Unit 6A Lancaster Road, Shrewsbury, SY1 3LG – and is free to attend Currently less than 1% of material used...
Shrewsbury Market Hall Late Nights
03 Apr 2019
Shrewsbury Market Hall’s late night events are returning for 2019, launching on Saturday April 6. The Saturday night markets, in which street food traders, cafes, bars and a selection of retail stalls open until 10pm, are also scheduled for May 4, July 6, September 7, November 2 and December 7. Market Facilities Manager Kate Gittins said: “We’re thrilled to announce a series of eagerly awaited...
29 Mar 2019
Organisers of the Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival, now in its third year, have announced that the irrepressible Lee Nelson will perform the compere’s role at the Festival’s Gala Show at Theatre Severn on Sunday 21st July. From council estate to comedy & entertainment King, Lee Nelson is the star of hit TV shows “Well Good Show” and “Well Funny People”. With five sell out tours to...
28 Mar 2019
The countdown is on to the Shropshire County Show with Friday 5 April marking 50 days until the event celebrating the rural community, showcasing Shropshire and offering a fantastic fun-filled family day out. Final preparations are underway for the action-packed show at the Greenhous West Mid Showground in Berwick Road, Shrewsbury, on Saturday 25 May 2019. Attractions visitors can enjoy include:...
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